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Recent updates for security and compliance include enhancements to Advanced Threat Protection, eDiscovery, Advanced Data Governance, Advanced Security Management and expanded support for Windows In...
Building global relationships with Office 365      22-Jun-2017     39  
Travel is the great connector. Visiting different countries gives us a broader perspective on the world and the people in it. Yasmine El Baggari, founder of Voyaj, wanted to take travel one step f...
Today’s post was written by Ron Markezich, corporate vice president for Microsoft. Gallup has been synonymous with public opinion polling since the 1930s. Today it’s also considered a global lea...
Lynn Le founded Society Nine to provide women with combat sports gear made specifically for them. But she was ultimately driven by a goal much greater than that—to empower the fight within every wo...
Today’s Microsoft Office 365 post was written by Jon Kandiah, chief information officer for Three. Three is one of the United Kingdom’s fastest-growing networks, covering more than 97 percent of t...
Today’s post was written by Seth Patton, general manager of Office 365 Product Marketing. Video has become an increasingly important medium in both the consumer and business realms. In the wo...
What’s hiding in your data      16-Jun-2017     68  
Organizations create, connect and monitor data from growing numbers of sources. From website analytics to accounting and operations systems, and countless other examples, the systems and platforms ...
Today’s post was written by Ron Markezich, corporate vice president for Microsoft. With 22 acquisitions in the past five years, it’s easy to see how Allergan is a leading exponent of the new “Gr...
The rise of the IT leader      14-Jun-2017     51  
Today’s IT leaders are true agents of change. Beyond just responding to business requests, they are helping steer progressive organizations in bold new directions. The new infographic, The rise of ...
Over six billion pounds of produce go to waste each year, largely because grocers reject perfectly good fruits and veggies due to small cosmetic flaws. That’s why Ben Simon, Ron Clark and Ben Chesl...
Collaboration hacks from real-life teams      12-Jun-2017     53  
It’s 9 a.m. on a Monday morning. John is in a cab in New York, stuck in traffic. Tim is at his desk in the Los Angeles office. Angela is working from home in the Midwest plains. In the next two hou...
3 ways to outsmart shadow IT      07-Jun-2017     55  
Another day at the office. A busy marketing manager downloads a new app for team collaboration. Business plans are uploaded, marketing materials are shared. The team starts to communicate regularly...
More than 32 million dogs in the U.S. suffer from anxiety, including Charger, ZenCrate co-founder Jon Azevedo’s dog. Initially hoping to create something that would help Charger, Azevedo and ...
OneDrive makes it easier for you to access your files, and we are continually working to ensure you have the best OneDrive experience on every platform and every device. OneDrive already supports m...
Sometimes on news programs or webcasts, the best nuggets of information come after the director yells, “Cut!” With Modern Workplace, we kept the cameras rolling as our host, Alex Bradley, had candi...
Office add-ins help Office users to personalize their work experience and streamline data access. Late last year, we announced the Centralized Deployment service in preview, which allows administra...
In February, we announced the availability of the Microsoft Learning Tools Immersive Reader on Word Online and OneNote Online. As a result of customer demand, we are pleased to announce that Immers...
We are pleased to announce that the new Microsoft Planner mobile app is now available for iPhone and Android phones. Starting today, current Planner users can use this companion app to view and upd...
Today’s post was written by Jeff Schilling, chief security officer for Armor. As chief security officer of Armor, every day I see in practice what I have believed for years: that the cloud is more ...
According to a recent Forbes article, “Ninety-six percent of businesses in the U.K., Germany and France are underprepared for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), despite the law becoming...
In Episode 130 of the Office 365 Developer Podcast, Andrew Coates talks with Vesa Juvonen and Daniel Kogan about SharePoint Developer announcements at Build 2017. https://officeblogspodcastswest.b...
Today, we’re introducing several updates to Microsoft Forms, including improvements to the Forms portal, more languages and right-to-left reading support. Microsoft Forms portal improvements We are...
Today’s post was written by Kirk Koenigsbauer, corporate vice president for the Office team. Earlier today, Microsoft announced the availability of Surface Studio, Laptop and Hololens in China alon...
Since March 2016, the usage reports in the Office 365 admin center have been providing admins with insights about how users adopt and use the various services in Office 365. Today, we’re pleased to...
In Episode 129 of the Office 365 Developer Podcast, Richard diZerega and Andrew Coates talk with a number of key Office extensibility engineers about Build conference announcements. The panel inclu...
Excel 2016 includes a powerful set of features based on the Power Query technology, which provides fast, easy data gathering and shaping capabilities and can be accessed through the Get & Trans...
Today, during the SharePoint Virtual Summit, we unveiled a new wave of innovations that build upon the vision we set forth last year to reinvent content collaboration and usher in a new generation ...
Today’s post was written by Jeff Teper, corporate vice president for OneDrive, SharePoint and Office. Today, during the SharePoint Virtual Summit, we unveiled the latest innovations for SharePoint ...
Yammer empowers every person in your company with an open space to connect, share and work out loud. With 70 percent annual growth in active groups, there’s greater momentum in Yammer than ever bef...
Social selling: The death of the cold call as we know it? Register now for the next episode of Office Small Business Academy, “Social selling—Using social networks to grow sales,” airing May 23, 20...
Today’s post was written by Jeff Teper, corporate vice president for the Office, OneDrive and SharePoint teams. As people create and collaborate on more files, take more photos and work across mult...
Today’s post was written by Kirk Koenigsbauer, corporate vice president for the Office team. Today at Microsoft Build 2017, we announced new opportunities for developers in three areas—updates to t...
In Episode 128 of the Office 365 Developer Podcast, Richard diZerega has an open chat with Yina Arenas about the behind the scenes preparation for the Build conference. https://officeblogspodcasts...
Join us for the next episode of Modern Workplace, “The Expert’s View: The future decoded,” airing May 9, 2017 at 8 a.m. PDT / 4 p.m. BST. We’ll dive deeper into what’s in store for organizations in...
Today’s post was written by Gideon Kay, group chief information officer (interim) and EMEA chief information officer at Dentsu Aegis Network. The world of media and digital marketing is fast-paced ...
Today’s post was written by Kirk Koenigsbauer, corporate vice president for the Office team. At Microsoft, our mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve mor...
Today, we’re excited to announce Data Visualizer, a new Visio feature that automatically converts process map data in Excel into data-driven Visio diagrams. This update, which is available to Visio...
The Outlook Customer Manager provides an easy way for small businesses to track and grow customer relationships from right within Outlook. Today, we are pleased to announce the Outlook Customer Man...
New to Office 365 in April      24-Apr-2017     39  
Today’s post was written by Kirk Koenigsbauer, corporate vice president for the Office team. Several Office 365 updates this month can help companies of all sizes accelerate the digital transformat...
The future of work on Modern Workplace      21-Apr-2017     97  
Register to watch the latest Modern Workplace episode, “The Future of Work: Build, attract, connect,” which aired April 11, 2017. Jacob Morgan—speaker, futurist and author—presents five factors a...
In Episode 127 of the Office 365 Developer Podcast, Richard diZerega and Andrew Coates talk with Michael Zlatkovsky and Bhargav Krishna about the new Script Lab Office add-in. https://officeblogsp...
Today’s blog post was written by John Hornby, chief operating officer at the NEC Group, a venue management company based in the United Kingdom. The NEC Group got its start in 1976 when Queen Eliza...
Office 365 ProPlus updates      20-Apr-2017     83  
Today’s post was written by Ron Markezich, corporate vice president for the Office commercial marketing team. Office 365 ProPlus delivers cloud-connected and always up-to-date versions of our most ...
Over the last year, our team has been working with and listening to educators to learn how they are using OneNote Class Notebooks. We are continuously impressed by the passion and creativity of tea...
Today’s post was written by Ori Artman, general manager of Microsoft To-Do. Today we’re excited to introduce a new, intelligent task management app that makes it easy to plan and manage your...
Office Online Server April 2017 release      18-Apr-2017     100  
We are excited to announce our second major update to Office Online Server (OOS), which includes support for Windows Server 2016 as well as several improvements. OOS allows organizations to provide...
If you’re like Jenn Schaal, a busy sales manager for an international trade association, your day is filled with client connections, budgets to hit and leads to generate—on top of day-to-day fires ...
Today, as part of our deep and continued commitment to make Office 365 the most trusted cloud service for productivity, we are announcing the general availability of Office 365 from our new cloud ...
In Episode 126 of the Office 365 Developer Podcast, Richard diZerega and Andrew Coates catch up with Andrew Salamatov on Outlook extensibility. https://officeblogspodcastswest.blob.core.windows.ne...
Today’s Office 365 post was written by Brett Coryell, chief information officer at Northern Illinois University. A key role of any university is to provide students, faculty and staff with access t...
Today’s fast-paced workplace requires you to transition between tasks seamlessly and find things quickly. As work and collaboration evolve to become more web-based and complex, changing professiona...
Over the last few months, we’ve been on the ground asking users what features they would like to see in the Sway app. We heard all the ways you use Sway in your personal, school and work lives, and...
New educator-focused features in Microsoft Forms      10-Apr-2017     82  
When teachers talk, we listen. Now that Microsoft Forms is generally available, we have been responding to millions of requests for new features—especially from educators who rely on Forms in their...
We are very pleased to see SharePoint evaluated as a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Content Management—Business Content Services, Q2 2017. As Forrester noted: Microsoft instigates conten...
In Episode 125 of the Office 365 Developer Podcast, Richard diZerega and Andrew Coates talk with Bill Bliss about Microsoft Teams extensibility. https://officeblogspodcastswest.blob.core.windows.n...
Excel 2016 includes a powerful set of features based on the Power Query technology, which provides fast, easy data gathering and shaping capabilities and can be accessed through the Get & Trans...
What’s new in Office 365 Groups for April 2017      06-Apr-2017     104  
With over 85-million monthly Office 365 users, there’s no such thing as a typical customer. That’s why we built Office to embrace the diverse needs of the modern workplace by giving teams their cho...
Vote for the #ExcelWorldChamp      04-Apr-2017     78  
Last year, we announced the #ExcelWorldChamp competition. From October to November 2016, Microsoft ran four rounds of Excel tests for residents of select countries. The top competitors in each roun...
Today, we’re pleased to announce several enhancements that bolster Office 365’s security and compliance capabilities. With the launch of Office 365 Threat Intelligence, we are enriching security in...
Today’s Office 365 post was written by Ron Markezich, corporate vice president at Microsoft. When one of the world’s leading financial institutions invests in Microsoft Office 365 and Azure, it’s a...
The Microsoft Project team is continuously innovating to meet our customers’ most-pressing needs. That’s why we’ve released additional features during the past six months—and why we’re now excited ...
As of today, Microsoft Planner users can assign multiple people to a task—a feature that tops the list at planner.uservoice.com. Now, users can assign more than just one user to a task in Planner, ...
Today, we are announcing updates to the Office 365 Enterprise K1 plan—designed to enable your frontline workers to do their best work with tools for schedule and task management, communications and...
Since March 2016, the usage reports in the Office 365 admin center have been providing admins with insights about how their users adopt and use Office 365. Today, we’re pleased to announce the publ...
In Episode 124 of the Office 365 Developer Podcast, Richard diZerega and Andrew Coates discuss the resources available for getting started with Office 365 Development. https://officeblogspodcastsw...
Saeed Jabbar has spent the last two years building Inclusion—a non-profit determined to close the digital divide in his community of Queens, New York. By providing equal access to technology and j...
Join us for next episode of Modern Workplace, “The Future of Work: Build, attract, connect,” airing April 11, 2017 at 8 a.m. PDT / 4 p.m. BST. In this episode, learn how your organization can adopt...
Today’s post was written by Kirk Koenigsbauer, corporate vice president for the Office team. Office 365 provides the broadest and deepest toolkit for collaboration between individuals, teams and en...
Skype for Business drives digital transformation      27-Mar-2017     121  
Today’s post was written by Ron Markezich, corporate vice president for Office 365 Marketing. Office 365 is a universal toolkit for collaboration with more than 85 million monthly active users, des...
In episode 123 of the Office 365 Developer Podcast, Richard diZerega and Andrew Coates talk to Jakob Nielsen about the Excel Bot. https://officeblogspodcastswest.blob.core.windows.net/podcasts/EP1...
Office Store brings you Power BI custom visuals      22-Mar-2017     123  
The Office Store is introducing Power BI custom visuals to download and use in Power BI service reports and Power BI Desktop. Users will be able to easily discover and quickly download BI visualiza...
Announcing the SharePoint Virtual Summit      21-Mar-2017     94  
I am excited to announce the SharePoint Virtual Summit—a free, global online event—will be on May 16, 2017. With more than 85 million active users, Office 365 empowers individuals, teams and entire...
Scott Photography evolves with Office 365      21-Mar-2017     100  
In an era of filtered perfection and disappearing selfies, Louis Scott has made a living by photographing the authentic, “raw” versions of his subjects. The mission of Scott Photography (located i...
Last year, we released Microsoft Bookings to customers in the U.S. and Canada, introducing an easy way for small businesses to schedule and manage appointments with their customers. Today, we are p...
Today’s Microsoft Office 365 post was written by Dennis Giles, director of Unified Communications for Advocate Health Care. Traditionally, hospitals concentrated on taking care of patients while th...
In episode 122 of the Office 365 Developer Podcast, Richard diZerega and Andrew Coates to Jeff Sakowicz about new Microsoft Graph features such as webhooks, delta queries and extensions. https://o...
Is your business falling victim to silent killers of productivity? Register now for the next episode of Office Small Business Academy, “Work Smarter: Productivity Tools for Your Business,” airing M...
Today’s fast-paced workplace requires you to transition between tasks seamlessly and find things quickly. As work and collaboration evolve to become more web-based and complex, changing professiona...
Good Morning America’s “Boosting Your Business” segment, sponsored by Microsoft, provides entrepreneurs and small businesses with simple advice and tools to help them grow. On March 15, Good Morni...
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Today’s post was written by Kirk Koenigsbauer, corporate vice president for the Office team. Today, during a global webcast from Microsoft headquarters, we announced that Microsoft Teams—the chat-b...
Today’s Office 365 post was written by Matthew Cochran, information technology manager at Hendrick Motorsports. At Hendrick Motorsports, we look at IT as a competitive advantage. And it’s my job t...
Introducing the new Office 365 profile experience      10-Mar-2017     134  
In the modern workplace, an organization’s most important assets are its people. The knowledge, skills and expertise found throughout your carefully recruited teams are tantamount to individual and...
Excel 2016 includes a powerful set of features based on the Power Query technology, which provides fast, easy data gathering and shaping capabilities and can be accessed through the Get & Trans...
In episode 121 of the Office 365 Developer Podcast, Richard diZerega and Andrew Coates are joined by Richard Moe, the Developer Community Program Manager for Microsoft Teams to discuss the launch o...
Deploy your SharePoint Server 2016 farm in Azure      08-Mar-2017     138  
SharePoint Server 2016 in Microsoft Azure is designed to leverage faster provisioning of servers allowing you to take your first step in hosting a server-based IT workload in the cloud. To dramatic...
On Tuesday, March 14 at 8:30 a.m. PT, we will celebrate the global availability of Microsoft Teams—the chat-based workspace in Office 365. Please join us for an online event to mark the occasion. M...
Today’s blog post was written by Mike Grafham, adoption lead for the Microsoft FastTrack Engineering team. Over the past couple years Microsoft FastTrack, the customer success service for the Micro...
Cyber risk is a business risk      07-Mar-2017     112  
Should your security focus be on systems or people? In the latest Modern Workplace episode, “Cyber Intelligence—The Human Element,” we look at how organizations not only need to look at their syst...
New basics training to get the most out of Office      06-Mar-2017     120  
Today, we are rolling out six new training courses covering the basics of using Office. Like any subject—math, chemistry or video games—even when you understand more advanced concepts, you can stum...
LexisNexis and Microsoft Office have teamed up to equip legal professionals with a comprehensive document drafting and review solution that they can use while on the go. Lexis for Microsoft Office ...
Today’s post was written by Ron Markezich, corporate vice president for Microsoft. Exciting news for global financial services providers in highly regulated countries looking to modernize their ...
Yammer empowers people to work out loud and connect with others across their organization to share ideas and get things done. In Yammer, groups provide the structure for people to gather in open sp...
In episode 120 of the Office 365 Developer Podcast, Richard diZerega and Andrew Coates are joined by MVP Mikael Svenson to discuss his community efforts with Office 365 Dev. https://officeblogspod...
Join us for the second episode of a two-part Modern Workplace special security series, “Cyber Intelligence—the human element,” airing March 7, 2017 at 8 a.m. PST / 4 p.m. GMT. In this episode, get ...
Today, we’re pleased to announce that the new Office 365 Service health dashboard is now available to all customers. Since the first preview—announced at Ignite in September 2016—the new Service he...
Mobility is paramount in today’s business environment. That’s why we’re excited to announce Microsoft Visio Online, which enables users to share and view Visio diagrams in high fidelity from almost...
Today’s post was written by Kirk Koenigsbauer, corporate vice president for the Office team. This month, we released several improvements to our cloud-powered intelligence services. These services ...
Today’s Office 365 post was written by Ron Markezich, corporate vice president at Microsoft. eBay joined the Office 365 family of enterprise customers a few years ago, and I’m excited that the gr...
We are pleased to share that Learning Tools are now available in new languages to all customers with Office 365 or a personal OneDrive account. Previously, we announced that we would deliver Learni...